NHS OPERATIONAL PLANNING GUIDANCE OCTOBER 2021 -MARCH 2022

This report by NHS England published on 30 September 2021 details its operational planning guidance between October 2021 and March 2022. This includes a commitment to deliver on the five priority areas for tackling ethnic health inequalities outlined in its guidance published in March 2021…

CQC REPORT SAFETY, EQUITY AND ENGAGEMENT IN MATERNITY SERVICES

This CQC report published on 20 September 2021 shows limited evidence that maternity services inspected between March to June 2021 were targeting engagement of BME women despite the known ethnic inequalities in maternity services exposed further by the pandemic…